LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new leader of the Los Angeles County sher­iff’s department on Fri­day further limited when in­mates in coun­ty jails can be trans­ferred to U.S. auth­or­it­ies for deportation.

The department has re­duced the number of mis­demeanor charges that can trigger an inmate’s transfer to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for de­portation from 151 to 101, spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said.

One example of a charge re­moved from the list is vandalism with prior con­vic­tions, she said.

Under its so-called sanc­tuary law, California al­ready limits which crimes can trigger the trans­fer of someone held in a coun­ty jail to federal de­por­ta­tion agents. The sher­iff’s de­partment further re­duced the list of mis­de­mean­ors that qualify.

The department also lim­ited the timeframe for these convictions to three years from five, she said.

Sher­iff Alex Villanueva, who won an upset election vic­tory last year, previously said he would bar ICE agents from entering de­part­ment facilities to con­duct civil immigration mat­ters.

That directive took ef­fect this month, Nishida said. Previously, federal im­mig­ra­tion agents would in­ter­view inmates sus­pect­ed of being in the country illegally while they were still in jail.

Thomas P. Giles, acting field office director for ICE’s enforcement and re­mov­al operations in Los Angeles, said in a state­ment that the changes would encourage criminal ac­tiv­ity by immigrants with­out legal status. He said agents would keep ma­king arrests elsewhere in the community of those sus­pected of being in the country illegally.

Angelica Salas, ex­ec­u­tive director of the Coal­i­tion for Humane Im­mig­rant Rights, said she welcomed a reduction in the number of misdemeanor charges that can lead to deportation.

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JIM FOX

The border patrol, DHS, ICE our Military & the Army Corps of Engineers have

all stated the wall in needed numerous times almost nightly. However,

immigration experts Nancy Pelosi & Chuck Schumer disagree. I'll go with the

opinions of the men & women who work the border daily not the open

borders crowd. Barrack Obama’s own border patrol chief, Mark Morgan, has

repeatedly stated that walls work. They free up resources to focus on the

points of entrances so they can detect more contraband and illegals.

Democrats fear only one thing more than the wall, that is the wall working. So

far in San Diego CA, Yuma AZ & El Paso TX where there were major problems

with illegal crossings before; have now all but vanished.

More caravans on the way. The current migration at our border is costing U.S

taxpayers a Kings ransom. Fleeing persecution? or fleeing for freebies? they

sure don't stay in Mexico when they reach "safety" or ask or offered political

asylum in Mexico. Why? because Mexico will give them NOTHING. So they

make the long journey to our border, our generous Democrats, and our tax

dollars. Notice how many have made the long, difficult, dangerous journey to

our country 8-9 months pregnant? Why would they do that? we all know. Give

birth on American soil and the U.S. taxpayers will not only pay for the birth of

you're child but will also give you state government assistance.

To Democrats U.S. citizens are acceptable collateral damage to their future

long range goals of flooding the country and taxpayers paying the bill.

Democrat politicians and their voters have put families at risk of being

victimized by illegal aliens as in the cases Kate Steinly (nothing done) then....

Mollie Tibbetts, (nothing done) and now, Police Cpl. Ronil Singh nothing will

be done...who's next? These victims would be alive today if our border was secured.


Just a few examples of the more outrageous costs associated with illegal

immigration, we will pass this burden on to our children & grand children as

has been passed on to us.


*Lets start with just debating DACA in congress is costing taxpayers millions of dollars. Thank the parents and Barrack Obama.


*Cost of educating illegal aliens is staggering. From K-12 it costs taxpayers on average $122,000 for EACH illegal alien student. This does not include the millions spent on bilingual ED, instructors, & day care. School class size are negatively impacted by illegal aliens and our students suffer as a result.


*Taxpayers are funding "in state college tuition" discounts for illegal aliens. (AZ voted to terminate this taxpayer expense.) Cost to taxpayers over a billion dollars annually.

*About one in five inmates in federal prison are foreign-born, and more than 90 percent of those are in the United States illegally. This does not include local jails and state prisons. At
roughly $24,000 per year expense per inmate in Prison U do the math.


*$3Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate, process Illegal aliens in the Criminal justice system.


* Emergency services for city & states increase with illegal immigration (sanctuary cities). Taxpayer pay for every Police, Fire, Paramedic service calls for illegal aliens in their city's. Taxpayers pay for all Hospital emergency room treatments, ambulances, medications. Hospital wait times for citizens are negatively impacted.


*Every child birth by illegal aliens in the US is paid for with tax dollars.In the US, the average cost to have a baby without complications during delivery, is $10,808, which can increase to $30,000 when factoring in care provided before and after pregnancy (July 9, 2018 google.)


*$2.2 Billion dollars a year is spent on is spent on food assistance programs such as SNAP, WIC, & taxpayer funded school lunches.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3kFNOhnBqQ&ab_channel=OneAmericaNewsNetwork


http://www.ojjpac.org/memorial.asp


http://www.illegalaliencrimereport.com/

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